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Solar Energy in Chignik, AK

Solar Energy in Chignik

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Chignik with an average of 4.98 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Chignik

Solar panels in Chignik that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Chignik

The total length of the day in Chignik, AK today (December 07, 2021) will be 7 hours and 6 minutes. [More]

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Chignik, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Chignik, AK

Solar Energy Data in Chignik, AK

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* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day).
* See glossary & definitions below.


Solar Energy Analysis for Chignik, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Chignik

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Historical solar power output data for Chignik is not currently available.

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* See glossary & definitions below.

Solar Energy Glossary

Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI)

Global Horizontal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation that is received per unit area by a surface that is always positioned in a horizontal manner.

Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI)

Direct Normal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is always perpendicular to the sun rays that come in a straight line from the direction of the sun at its current position in the sky.

Average Tilt at Latitude (ATaL)

Average Tilt at Latitude: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is tilted toward the equator at an angle equal to the current latitude. ATaL will often produce the optimum energy output.

Solar Radiation Levels in Chignik

Solar Radiation Data in Chignik, AK

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Chignik.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day)

Solar Radiation Analysis for Chignik, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Chignik

Chignik, AK has a average annual solar radiation value of 2.84 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Chignik is May with an average of 4.98 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 4.24 kWh/m2/day and April at 4.21 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Chignik (Alaska) are December with an average of 0.88 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 1.19 kWh/m2/day and November at 1.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Chignik vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Chignik

The average monthly solar radiation level in Chignik, AK, of 2.84 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 24% less than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 57% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Chignik solar radiation levels compare to average levels in a city with historcially high levels (NV) and a city with historically low levels (WA). [1]

→ k/m/d = kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Data & Statistics for Chignik

Sunrise / Sunset in Chignik

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:52 am
    • Sunset: 4:58 pm
    • Length of Day: 7:6
Solar Energy Statistics for Chignik

Best Months for Solar in Chignik

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (4.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Chignik

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Solar Power Output in Chignik

The Power of Solar in Chignik, AK

Monthly AC solar system output averages for Chignik (ak). Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in Chignik. [2]

* Amounts listed in kWhac (kilowatt hours (AC))

Solar Output Analysis for Chignik, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Chignik

Chignik (AK) has a average annual solar AC output value of 3410.71 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Chignik is May with an average of 498.03 kWhac, followed by April at 419.51 kWhac and June at 409.6 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Chignik (Alaska) are December with an average of 92.7 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 124.74 kWhac and November at 148.65 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Chignik

Chignik Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Chignik averaged 23.21 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2021, which was about 64% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.19¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Chignik Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alaska averaged $11.67 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2021, which was approximately 42% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $20.22 per Mcf in September. [4]

Weather Forecast for Chignik, AK [5]

Tue Dec 7
30°F
Light Snow
Min: 25°F
Max: 30°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 84%
Wed Dec 8
32°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 25°F
Max: 34°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 94%
Thu Dec 9
31°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 24°F
Max: 40°F
Gale: 39 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 39%
Fri Dec 10
20°F
Snow
Min: 16°F
Max: 24°F
Gale: 39 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Dec 11
13°F
Light Snow
Min: 12°F
Max: 16°F
Gale: 40 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 91%
Sun Dec 12
12°F
Light Snow
Min: 8°F
Max: 13°F
High wind, near gale: 33 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 60%

More about Chignik

About Chignik

The city of Chignik, AK in Lake and Peninsula County has an approximate population of 91. [6]

Chignik Solar Power

Chignik, AK Solar Energy

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